Topic: Music

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Campus planning may include concert venue

March 11, 2013 9 comments

Students and faculty members of the music department expressed the need for a large space.

Parisian organist enchants Sayles

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Parisian organist enchants Sayles

March 11, 2013 1 comment

Students and community members tuned into a repertoire spanning Bach to Charles-Marie Widor.

Heartbeat, a youth band consisting of both Palestinian and Israeli musicians, performed at Hillel Thursday night.

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Musicians promote peaceful coexistence through music

March 4, 2013 0 comments

Israeli-Palestinian group Heartbeat performed to spread a message of mutual cooperation.

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Classical concerts celebrate fugues

November 19, 2012 0 comments

“You have never been to a concert like this,” began Gerald Shapiro as he introduced “Fugue Radio: all fugues all the time.” The concert, held last Saturday night in the Grant Recital Hall, was the culminating event of a week-long music festival organized by Shapiro, professor of music and composer.

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Acoustic artists showcase solo skills

November 11, 2012 0 comments

Harmonies echoed over the steps of Faunce House Thursday and Friday nights as musicians armed with acoustic guitars played in the Brown Unheard Acoustic Showcase in the Underground, advertised with the slogan “Because only music brings sound.” 

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Fall concert to be held outdoors

September 14, 2012 0 comments

Punk band Titus Andronicus will perform on Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle Sept. 15, preceded by opening act TOKiMONSTA, at this year’s Fall Concert. The concert will officially be held outside, the Brown Concert Agency announced via its blog Wednesday.

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Gambino only glitch in strong lineup

April 23, 2012 0 comments

On a very summery Main Green, Spring Weekend laid forth its mottled bounty. Friday’s concert, featuring What Cheer? Brigade, Sepalcure and Childish Gambino, was characterized by tough crowds straining to catch a glimpse of Gambino’s altogether bland performance. But Saturday’s musicians – Twin Shadow, the Walkmen, Cam’ron and the Glitch Mob – put on a raucous, memorable show.

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Performers infuse classic opera with humor

March 19, 2012 0 comments

With the desks cleared out and chairs pushed aside, Foxboro Auditorium was transformed into a miniature concert hall Friday night for Brown Opera Productions’ chamber performance premiere of “Don Pasquale.” 

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Pakistani folk music inspires dance, joy

March 19, 2012 1 comment

People of all ages and ethnicities sang and danced with remarkable energy Saturday night during a performance by Arif Lohar, a beloved Pakistani folk singer with 150 albums, 50 international tours and 5 million hits on YouTube.

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Steinbach brings Vienna to Providence

March 19, 2012 0 comments

University Organist Mark Steinbach played a concert featuring the music of Johannes Brahms, Gustav Mahler and Anton Heiller in Sayles Hall Sunday evening. Baritone Andrew Garland, a voice teacher in the Applied Music Program at Brown, accompanied Steinbach for the Mahler songs.